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A Slave in the White House: Paul Jennings and the Madisons
3.51
really liked it
Dec 28, 2016
Dec 01, 2016
 
The Red Leather Diary: Reclaiming a Life Through the Pages of a Lost Journal
3.38
liked it
Dec 27, 2016
Nov 27, 2016
 
To Marry an English Lord
3.53
liked it
Oct 10, 2016
Sep 28, 2016
 
Three Squares: The Invention of the American Meal
3.33
liked it
Jun 03, 2016
May 12, 2016
 
Apollo's Angels: A History of Ballet
3.94
liked it
Jun 28, 2016
May 07, 2016
 
In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex
4.16
really liked it
Aug 02, 2016
Apr 20, 2016
 
The Barbary Plague: The Black Death in Victorian San Francisco
3.76
it was amazing
Apr 09, 2016
Mar 17, 2016
 
It Ended Badly: Thirteen of the Worst Breakups in History
3.79
really liked it
Mar 25, 2016
Jan 19, 2016
 
Princes at War: The Bitter Battle Inside Britain's Royal Family in the Darkest Days of WWII
3.97
really liked it
Feb 19, 2016
Jan 15, 2016
 
Empire of Deception: The Incredible Story of a Master Swindler Who Seduced a City and Captivated the Nation
3.80
really liked it
Dec 06, 2015
Sep 02, 2015
 
A Magnificent Obsession: Victoria, Albert, and the Death That Changed the British Monarchy
3.80
really liked it
Sep 17, 2015
Aug 26, 2015
 
What the Apothecary Ordered: Questionable Cures Through the Ages
3.67
it was ok
Jul 11, 2015
Jun 19, 2015
 
A Royal Experiment: The Private Life of King George III
4.05
really liked it
Jul 09, 2015
May 30, 2015
 
Madam Belle: Sex, Money, and Influence in a Southern Brothel
3.22
really liked it
Jun 02, 2015
May 30, 2015
 
Assassination Vacation
3.98
really liked it
Apr 22, 2015
Apr 19, 2015
 
The Code Book: The Science of Secrecy from Ancient Egypt to Quantum Cryptography
4.27
liked it
Mar 24, 2015
Mar 03, 2015
 
When Books Went to War: The Stories That Helped Us Win World War II
3.88
it was amazing
Jul 06, 2015
Feb 28, 2015
 
Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania
4.06
it was amazing
Sep 15, 2016
Feb 25, 2015
 
London Under: The Secret History Beneath the Streets
3.41
did not like it
Mar 06, 2015
Feb 18, 2015
 
In Search of Our Roots: How 19 Extraordinary African Americans Reclaimed Their Past
4.22
really liked it
Mar 02, 2015
Feb 13, 2015
 
Jane Boleyn: The True Story of the Infamous Lady Rochford
3.65
liked it
Feb 2015
Jan 21, 2015
 
Minding the Manor: The Memoir of a 1930s English Kitchen Maid
4.16
liked it
Dec 17, 2014
Nov 22, 2014
 
Mysteries of the Middle Ages: The Rise of Feminism, Science and Art from the Cults of Catholic Europe
3.80
liked it
Dec 2014
Nov 15, 2014
 
White Bread: A Social History of the Store-Bought Loaf
3.56
really liked it
Oct 16, 2014
Oct 06, 2014
 
Mistress of the Monarchy: The Life of Katherine Swynford, Duchess of Lancaster
3.84
liked it
Sep 18, 2014
Aug 21, 2014
 
Royal Pains: A Rogues' Gallery of Brats, Brutes, and Bad Seeds
3.65
liked it
Aug 06, 2014
Jul 18, 2014
 
Life Below Stairs: True Lives of Edwardian Servants
3.20
liked it
Jul 17, 2014
Jul 17, 2014
 
Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World
4.00
liked it
Oct 22, 2014
Jul 07, 2014
 
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
4.41
liked it
Jul 23, 2014
Jun 20, 2014
 
Belle: The Slave Daughter and the Lord Chief Justice
3.37
it was ok
Jun 30, 2014
Jun 16, 2014
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